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Lot 3415: U.S. International Harvester "Gap Letter" M1 Garand Rifle

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

U.S. International Harvester "Gap Letter" M1 Garand Semi-Automatic Rifle

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Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500

U.S. International Harvester "Gap Letter" M1 Garand Semi-Automatic Rifle

Manufacturer: International Harvester
Model: M1 Garand
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 30-06 Springfield
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: parkerized/blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 674
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 232
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

The receiver marking at the heel has a gap between "U.S./CAL." and "RIFLE /.30 M1" on top of receiver legend, thus denoting Springfield Armory manufacture. Blade front and adjustable peep rear sights, unmarked replacement blued barrel, "SA" bolt, trigger group, and operating rod. An import mark is on the left side of the receiver. Smooth pistol grip stock, with a faint "P" stamp behind the trigger guard and checkered steel buttplate containing an oiler in the compartment. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 90% arsenal parkerized finish. The stock is also very fine as lightly sanded and re-oiled with some light scratches and dents. Mechanically excellent.



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